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Archive for November 1st, 2009

From the Cape Lookout National Seashore (National Park Service) webpage: “On the evening of November 1, 1859, Lighthouse Keeper John Royal climbed the 216 steps to the lantern carrying a 5 gallon container of whale oil. Carefully stepping inside the giant glass lens, Keeper Royal filled the lamp with oil and installed and carefully trimmed […]

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